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to see the inauguration of our new pope, francis. i'm very excited as i have said before about the fact that he took the name of francis after st. francis of assisi, the patron saint of my city of san francisco. as i said last week the song of saint francis is the anthem of our city. make me a general of thy peace. that is exactly what we saw with his holiness at his installation. it occurred on the feast of st. joseph which to italian americans, italians all over is a very special feast. we were observing and celebrating st. patrick's day as well as feast of st. joseph this week. a better way than to have new pope with new inspiration and new hope. it was pretty exciting. i must say it was even more exciting to be there with the vice president, vice president biden was so beautifully received by so many other heads of delegations as we awaited the start of the mass. he also the night before host add reception with a number of american cardinals who were obviously all in rome, but a number of them came to the reception. it was a beautiful occasion all around. what's exciting for me is
halfway house program. "washington journal," live on c- span. " with dr. francis collins. commons. house of then george osborne, chancellor of the exchequer, talks about the british budget. >> monday night, on "first ladies," called a bigamist and adulterer during her husband's campaign, rachel jackson dies of an apparent heart attack before andrew jackson takes office. his niece becomes white house hostess, but is later dismissed as followed from a scandal. later, angelico ben-gurion is hostfo
of going to rome to see the inauguration of our new pope francis. i am excited about he took the name of francis after st. francis of assisi, the patenron saint of my city of san francisco. that is exactly what we sell as his holiness, at his installation. -- tertullian's oliver, a beverly special fees, so we were observing st. patrick's day as well as the feast of st. joseph's this week, and what better way than to have a new pope with new inspiration and new hope. it was pretty exciting. it was more exciting to be there with the vice-president, and vice president biden was so beautiful received by so many other heads of delegations as we awaited the historic mass. he also the night before hosted a reception with a number of the american cardinals who were all in a room, but a number of them came to the reception, so it was a beautiful occasion. what is exciting for me is to come home and hear the interest of my colleagues have in how it was and how was it to be there. it was quite wonderful, a thrill of a lifetime. observe this anniversary of the passage of the four will care act, w
with federal housing a minister and acting director edward demarco, and then q and a with dr. francis collins. monday, former afghanistan war commander general john allen talks about the u.s. and nato missions in afghanistan. live coverage from the brookings institution begins at 10:00 eastern on c-span. >> monday night on first ladies, called a bigamist and an adult. during her husband's 1828 campaign, racial jackson dies of before andrew jackson takes office. emily donaldson becomes the hostess but is released in fallout of a scandal. and the daughter of martin van buren is the hostess -- we will include your comments by phone, facebook, and weather. radio and c-n span.org. >> you have been on the commission since 2006 and the chairman has been on since 2009. his term is up and yours will be up next year. should we expect some turnover? years have flown by very quickly,
leader, especially francis, beginning his tenure, for each political party, for each congressperson and all their staff, each individual citizen they represent and all and needs.se gifts god, as we begin our work here oday, we ask you to reveal where we've may become descent tiesed or prevent holy possibilities and where we may have self-preservation over challenging partnerships. as we begin our work here today, remind us, god, that your limitless love overcomes our limitations. that you can work through the any unusuala of detailed -- minutia of detailed work. so we as begin our work here today, we pray that we may do so ready to trust the lead of your tender and tremendous love. men. mr. faleomavaega: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings -- the speaker pro tempore: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house his approval thereof. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1 the journal stands approved. the gentleman from nevada. >> thank you, mr. speaker. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1, agreeing to e on the speaker's
.i.h. director dr. francis collins, sunday night at :00 on c-span's "q&a." off the floor of the u.s. senate report that democrats are dropping the assault weapons ban from their gun bill, making the approval of the bill -- ban unlikely. the c.q. congressional quarterly reports that senator dianne feinstein of california all but conceded today that the assault weapons banshee has spent months urging congress to renew will not become law. saying quote i very much regret it, i tried my best, but i guess my best wasn't good enough she told reporters before going to the weekly party lunches with senate democrats. on the senate side they'll being back this afternoon at 2:15. we expect the house to be back about the same time. until thin a conversation on female senators in the senate armed services committee and their impact on military polcy. -- policy. host: staff writer for "roll call" newspaper in washington. women changing the face of senate armed services panel. how so? guest: in the armed services committee, of the six subcommittees, three are chaired by women. in addition to the three sub
:00 p.m. eastern on c-span 2. >> this week on "q&a," dr. francis collins. the director of the national institute of health. your. francis collins, can give us in a nutshell what nih is? ofthe national institute health is an amazing place. it has a budget every year of approximately $30 billion. it is the largest supporter of biomedical research in the world. half of that goes out to grants in every state of the nation. when you hear about a breakthrough that has happened in diabetes research or autism or alzheimer's, it is very likely that it came from a university or institute somewhere that was supported by nih. that is what we do. we support the best and brightest to chase after their visionary ideas, and we think we are good at that. >> what is the influence? as the director, with 27 institutes and centers, how do you influence what goes on? >> it is a very big place. it has 27 institutes and centers. they are various diseases- or organ-instance focused. -- organ-system focused. there is a cancer institute, a diabetes institute, a heart and lung institute. each of these is led by r
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